Snowfall Map and Reports from 26 December 2012 Storm

 

Below is a map, pictures, and a summary list of snowfall reports received by the National Weather Service from Wednesday's storm.

 

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
1130 PM EST WED DEC 26 2012

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0455 AM     BLIZZARD         HUNTINGBURG             38.30N  86.96W
12/26/2012                   DUBOIS             IN   AWOS

            HEAVY SNOW AT HUNTINGBURG WITH INFREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
            A MEASURED 50 MPH WIND GUST.

0659 AM     SNOW             JASPER                  38.39N  86.94W
12/26/2012  E2.0 INCH        DUBOIS             IN   PUBLIC

            TWO INCHES OF SNOW ON THE GROUND IN JASPER WITH HEAVY
            SNOW CONTINUING.

0813 AM     SNOW             PORTERSVILLE            38.50N  86.98W
12/26/2012  M6.0 INCH        DUBOIS             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            WATER EQUIVALENT OF 0.96 INCHES

0817 AM     SNOW             ORLEANS                 38.66N  86.45W
12/26/2012  M2.0 INCH        ORANGE             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

0818 AM     SNOW             PAOLI                   38.56N  86.47W
12/26/2012  E3.0 INCH        ORANGE             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            THREE INCHES OF SNOW ESTIMATED TO HAVE FALLEN IN PAOLI.
            MODERATE SNOW CURRENTLY.

0826 AM     SNOW             SALEM                   38.60N  86.10W
12/26/2012  M2.0 INCH        WASHINGTON         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A SPOTTER REPORTED SLEET FROM 3AM TO 6AM WITH 1 INCH OF
            ACCUMULATIION. TWO INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN SINCE
            CHANGEOVER TO SNOW.

0903 AM     HEAVY SNOW       AUSTIN                  38.74N  85.81W
12/26/2012  M4.0 INCH        SCOTT              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A SPOTTER NEAR AUSTIN MEASURED JUST UNDER 4 INCHES OF
            SNOW.

0903 AM     SNOW             3 N MILLTOWN            38.39N  86.27W
12/26/2012  M1.5 INCH        CRAWFORD           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            1.5 INCHES OF SNOW AFTER .3 INCH OF RAIN. ROADS SNOW
            COVERED. ANEMOMETER FROZEN UP FROM FREEZING RAIN.

0932 AM     HEAVY SNOW       CAMPBELLSBURG           38.65N  86.26W
12/26/2012  M5.0 INCH        WASHINGTON         IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A SPOTTER RELAYED A REPORT OF 5 INCHES OF SNOW IN
            CAMPBELLSBURG. A TIGHT SNOW GRADIENT SET UP ACROSS
            WASHINGTON COUNTY. 3 INCHES OF SNOW FELL IN PAOLI JUST
            TO THE SOUTHEAST.

1037 AM     SNOW             MARENGO                 38.37N  86.34W
12/26/2012  E3.0 INCH        CRAWFORD           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A SPOTTER ESTIMATED AROUND 3 INCHES OF SNOW ON THE
            GROUND.

1041 AM     SNOW             SIBERIA                 38.23N  86.73W
12/26/2012  E2.0 INCH        PERRY              IN   PUBLIC

            AN ESTIMATED 2 INCHES OF SNOW FELL NEAR THE
            PERRY...DUBOIS COUNTY LINE.

1111 AM     SNOW             DEPUTY                  38.80N  85.65W
12/26/2012  M2.0 INCH        JEFFERSON          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TWO INCHES OF SNOW MEASURED IN DEPUTY. SNOW STARTED
            AROUND DAWN AFTER SEVERAL HOURS OF SLEET.

0135 PM     SNOW             BEDFORD                 38.59N  85.32W
12/26/2012  E2.0 INCH        TRIMBLE            KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A SPOTTER NEAR BEDFORD REPORTED 2 INCHES OF SNOW OVER
            THE LAST 3 HOURS WITHIN THE CENTER OF A PERSISTENT
            DEFORMATION BAND.

0540 PM     HEAVY SNOW       SALEM                   38.60N  86.10W
12/26/2012  M7.2 INCH        WASHINGTON         IN   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

            A HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL MEASURERED 7.2 INCHES.


Below is a list of official snowfall measurements as well as a general summary of snowfall by county. These reports were as of 3 PM EST on Wednesday, and light accumulations may have occurred after 3 PM in some locations.

 

REGIONAL SNOW OBSERVATIONS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
310 PM EST Wed Dec 26 2012

...Snow Reports for Louisville County Warning Area Climate Sites...

Location                            Snowfall Since   Total Snow
                                       Midnight      on Ground
                                     Through 3 PM     at 3 PM
                                       (Inches)       (Inches)

Lexington (Official)                     0.0           0
Louisville International (Official)      Tr            0.0
Louisville NWS Office                    0.1           Tr
Fort Knox                                Tr            0
Bowling Green (Official)                 Tr            Tr

The following reports are unofficial and represent a range of all
reports received from that county.

County.......Total Snow on
            Ground at 3 pm
              (Inches)

South Central Indiana

Dubois        3 to 6 inch
Orange        2 to 6 inch
Washington    2 to 5 inch
Scott         2 to 4 inch
Jefferson     1 to 4 inch
Crawford      1 to 3 inch
Perry         1/2 to 2 in
Harrison      Trace to 2 in
Floyd         Trace to 2 in
Clark         Trace to 2 in

North Central Kentucky

Jefferson     Tr to 1/2 in
Oldham        Tr to 1 in
Trimble       1 to 3 in
Henry         Trace to 2 in
Shelby        Trace
Hancock       Trace

Below are some snow photos shared by the public in central Kentucky and southern Indiana.

 

Brownstown, IN - Photo courtesy Hack Albertson

Summer Shade, KY - Photo courtesy Jessi Spurr

Clarkson, KY - Photo courtesy Scotty Gore

Clarkson, KY - Photo courtesy Scotty Gore

Crawford County, IN - Photo courtesy Wade Bell




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